Night Out

When I was in second grade, I did something that would impact the rest of my life.  I joined the Girl Scouts.  What followed were years of day camps, troop camps, primitive camps, and wildlife camps.  I went to camp … Continue reading

Heat

During noontime breaks, when you’ve been working since 4:30 AM, you find the closest shade and take advantage of it!  And around here, sometimes trees are scarce.  Pickups aren’t!  It has been HOT and DRY!  We cringe when thunderstorms approach, … Continue reading

Just In Case…

Heading to the bog…. Lucas at the end of the day… tired boy! Just in case you’re under the impression that there is only one working dog on this place… Lucas was along for the trip to the mountain too!  … Continue reading

Tired and Muddy

It has been a year since Butcher’s Foothills Elsa has come to live with me on the ranch. At first glance, she was small but quick, slightly nervous, definitely prone to barking in situations that make her nervous, lost, looking for love, … Continue reading

July

The month of July is a busy one here.  Everyone is haying and irrigating and moving cows and then company comes and you do all that plus cook and eat and visit and …. sigh.  Then suddenly it is the … Continue reading